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Systems Engineer - IAE Architecture

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Systems Engineer - IAE Architecture
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Columbia,  MD
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System Engineer – IAE Architecture

CLEARANCE:  Public Trust
LOCATION:  Columbia / Baltimore, MD area


Supporting the CMS SMI Contract


JOB DESCRIPTION:   As a Systems Engineer - IAE Architecture you are expected to identify, investigate, and solve complex and advance technical challenges, issues, and defects by developing and applying advance software and systems methods, theories, and research techniques.  You are expected to work without considerable direction or oversight; proactively and professionally collaborate with colleagues, client and stakeholders; and may be required to mentor junior staff. You shall contribute to, support, and/or lead strategic and significant project efforts and major phases and release activities.  You shall analyze, evaluate and plan methods of approach and, working with contract leadership, management, staff, and the client, shall organize the means to successfully solve and resolve complex technical challenge. You shall conduct thorough investigations and tests of considerable complexity.  You shall identify and review literature, patents and current practices that are relevant to resolving challenges and supporting projects.  You must stay abreast of the contract’s projects and their progress, evaluate results, and make recommendations to correct and/or resolve any shortcomings.  Identify and/or specify materials, equipment, and supplies required for contract project/activity completion and implementation.  From time to time you shall be required to evaluate [potential] vendor capability(ies), their products and/or services, and provide objective findings and recommendations.  You may be asked to provide technical consultation to technical staff or to other organizations.
You must be willing to submit for/obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.

  • Minimum of 5 years of directly related experience.
    • Includes at least 3 years of experience with Cloud platforms or architecture.
    • Includes at least 2 years of experience in a systems engineering, architecture, or senior systems administration role.
  • Experience delivering high-impact software solutions to government clients.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, WS CloudWatch, Azure Monitor.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code using Azure Resource Management Templates, AWS Cloud Formation Templates, HashiCorp Terraform.
  • Experience administering Windows- and Linux-based systems.
  • Ability to script in Bash or Python.


  • Bachelors degree in a relevant computer field.


  • AWS Solutions Architect Certification, Associate.
  • Azure Administrator Certification, Associate.


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